The “Planetary Systems” team at IA focuses its activities around two major branches: Exoplanet research and Solar System atmospheres.
All this research is supported by our strong leading participation in a number of international projects and collaborations, including ESO and ESA projects and missions.

Latest press releases

European Research Council grants 2,5 million euro fund to develop new methods for the detection of other earths in the Universe
Published 26 April, 2022 in Outreach

For the next 5 years, project FIERCE, led by Instituto de Astrofísica e Ciências do Espaço researcher Nuno Cardoso Santos, will develop new data analysis methods, to model and characterize,... read more ❯
Portuguese researchers use NASA tool to try to solve several mysteries of the Solar System
Published 29 March, 2022 in Outreach

Cratera na região Sirenum Fossae em Marte

A team of researchers of the Instituto de Astrofísica e Ciências do Espaço (IA) analysed observations of the atmosphere of Solar System planets, together with a simulator of chemical abundances,... read more ❯

Activities

Upcoming activities

There are no new activities planned yet.

Past activities

2nd Planetary Systems day @ IA

IA planetary systems group is organizing the 2nd of the bi-yearly Planetary Systems Day. The day will feature presentations of planetary research works being done by the team and external collaborators.

1st Planetary Systems day @ IA

IA planetary systems group organizes the 1st of the bi-yearly Planetary Systems Day. The day features presentations of planetary research works being done by the team and external collaborators.

Projects